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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
This style originated in Belgium to compete with the pilsners from Czechoslovakia, Germany, and Poland. It is a fruity ale with very strong carbonation, with complex, spicy flavors like cloves.

tbopslt's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tbopslt (354) - New York, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Sampled at twin peaks, concord, nc slightly cloudy straw colored pour. Minimal head. Kind of sweet and smooth. Good example of the class from a local in the south. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DCLawyer (1941) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2015
Bottle pour at Travlr’s Mini Bottle Share gathering, thanks solidfunk! Copper-gold with small white head. Malt, grains, yeast, corn, earthy hops. Zesty. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (5661) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2015
A little sour for what’s supposed to be a blonde. Only a hint of florals. Pours amber. Tangy finish. Bottle from Charleston beer exchange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Soft musk on the nose, grain and sweet wheat. Medium bodied, grain and a bit of funk. Soft and crisp into the finish with musk and grain.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
geologyguy (1032) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Very nice light fruity smell, taste is a little more bitter and bold than a blue moon...more coriander perhaps? Not great and degrades a bit with time ..can?t place it...just a bit funky..think too much corriander...John says finishes with hay...I agree!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
terefere (305) - Durham, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Aroma of Belgian yeast, sour fruits, malt, spices. Taste of coriander, yeast, wheat, caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rdixon77 (1607) - Georgia, USA - APR 11, 2015
Old rating. Yellow Amber colored. Belgian yeast, spice, cereal grain, out of balance and a little medicinal. Pass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
eRock_2013 (342) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Hmm this one smelled really good but went downhill from there. On draft, poured an average slightly hazy yellow. Had a fresh yeasty and tropical fruit aroma, classic fruity Belgian ale characteristics. Taste was clove, sweet candy yeast, some wheat, perhaps some caramel malt, however there was also a prominent boozy finish; the exceptionally high ABV for the style was very obvious. Mouthfeel went from exceedingly carbonated at first to very flat, with a boozy tang throughout. Other than the unpleasant alcohol notes, was an enjoyable sweet Belgian style ale, maybe I'll give this a second chance another day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (8864) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2014
12 oz bottle. (Food Lion) Boone, NC.
Cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Belgian style yeast, malt, spices and some fruitiness in the aroma. The flavour is yeast, mild fruity hops, malt, spices and some alcohol. Passable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Westchesterco (1460) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
On tap at trio in NC. It is an effervescent beer with a light clear golden yellow color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is acrisp fruity flavor tag resonates bitter on the palate

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4763) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
On draft at Trio in Kill Devil Hills NC. Pours a clear gold with a white head. Aroma of banana and allspice. Flavors of overripe tropical fruits. Smooth finish.

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